A protester who was struck by a brick thrown from the roof of a Turk Street building last year during a protest reportedly refused to testify in court against the reckless lobber — reportedly in solidarity with the Occupy San Francisco movement.
But prosecutors said that the video evidence was enough to pelt 34-year-old Jesse Nesbitt with one count of assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the wild protest. Read More
The City is throwing the book at an Occupy San Francisco protester accused of throwing bricks at fellow activists, the District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Jesse Nesbitt, 34, will be held to answer all felony charges he faces in connection with a protest in May in which members of Occupy took over a vacant Tenderloin building. Read More
Members of Occupy San Francisco facing criminal charges related to the takeover of two vacant buildings are being urged by fellow activists to occupy the court system by rejecting any plea deals from prosecutors.
Eight protesters now face misdemeanor charges for vandalism or trespassing in connection with the April 2 and May 2 takeovers of two Tenderloin buildings belonging to the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Read More
Throwing bricks and glass bottles at people might mean you are crazy.
The attorney for 34-year-old Jesse Nesbitt — the Occupy San Francisco activist accused of heaving those potentially deadly items during protests last year and this year — requested in court Monday that his client receive a mental health evaluation. Read More
Twenty-six people were arrested early Wednesday morning after police cleared protesters, many affiliated with Occupy San Francisco, from a building they had taken over at Turk and Gough streets.
Protesters took over the building at 888 Turk St. owned by the Archdiocese of San Francisco on Tuesday after marching to the property from a May Day rally at Market and Montgomery streets. It is the same building protesters occupied April 1. Read More
Police arrested 26 people early this morning while clearing protesters from a building they had occupied at Turk and Gough streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, a police spokesman said. Read More